Scunthorpe

Police probe suspected arson at Scunthorpe scrap metal merchants

Humberside Police are appealing for help tracing two men wanted in connection with a suspected arson attack at a scrap metal merchants in Scunthorpe.

The incident happened at LAS Metals Ltd on Midland Road at around 1.30am on September 14.

Two men men climbed over a wall to get into the yard, where two Fuchs cranes were set alight.

Both fires were started in the cranes’ cabs.

One of the cranes, valued at £75,000, was burned out and written off. The other had superficial damage.

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting log 24 of September 14.